Baltimore Neighborhoods, Inc.

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Title

Baltimore Neighborhoods, Inc.

Subject

Discrimination in housing
Nonprofit organizations
Citizens' associations
Baltimore Metropolitan Area (Md.)
African Americans
Housing
Baltimore (Md.)
Community organization
Reports
Correspondence
Newsletters

Description

This exhibit provides an introduction to the work of Baltimore Neighborhoods, Inc. (BNI) around issues of racial integration in housing and tenants' rights from the 1950s to the 2000s.

Established in 1958, Baltimore Neighborhoods, Inc. was formed to promote an open housing market and viable integrated neighborhoods in the Baltimore area. It was established by several neighborhood associations and supported by civic organizations like the Greater Baltimore Committee. The early focus of the organization was to obtain open housing and stable neighborhoods during a period of widespread white flight and blockbusting in Baltimore City. Through education and advocacy, it sought to counter racial prejudice, to fight discrimination in the real estate industry, and to combat neighborhood deterioration resulting from segregated housing. More recently, BNI has focused on tenant-landlord relations and renters' rights.

The Baltimore Neighborhoods, Inc. (BNI) collection at the University of Baltimore consists of 22 linear inches of archival records, which are described in an online collection database. The complete collection has also been digitized at the folder level and is also available in the collection database. For this exhibit, 32 documents have been selected from the complete collection.

Date

circa 1958-2009

Rights

This material may be quoted or reproduced for personal and educational purposes without prior permission, provided appropriate credit is given. When crediting the use of portions from this site or materials within that are copyrighted by us, please use the citation: "Used with permission of the University of Baltimore Special Collections & Archvies." Any commercial use of this material is prohibited without prior permission from the Special Collections & Archives, University of Baltimore. Commercial requests for use of the images or related text must be submitted in writing to: Special Collections & Archives, University of Baltimore, H. Mebane Turner Learning Commons, 1415 Maryland Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21201

Format

text/pdf

Language

English

Type

Text

Identifier

R0015-BNI

Date Created

2019-09

Extent

32 items

Collection Items

http://archives.ubalt.edu/omeka/bni03.01.01b.pdf

Baltimore Neighborhoods, Inc. 1963-02
http://archives.ubalt.edu/omeka/bni06.01.81a.pdf

The Baltimore Plan for Affirmative Marketing in Real Estate 1981-08
http://archives.ubalt.edu/omeka/bni06.01.48a.pdf

Greater Baltimore Committee, Community Development Subcommittee 1971-11-01
http://archives.ubalt.edu/omeka/bni06.01.36a.pdf

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Office of Policy Development and Research 1983-08
http://archives.ubalt.edu/omeka/bni06.01.33a.pdf

Baltimore Neighborhoods, Inc., Task Force on Low and Moderate Income Housing and HUD Committee 1981-01
http://archives.ubalt.edu/omeka/bni06.01.29a.pdf

Baltimore Neighborhoods, Inc., Task Force on Low and Moderate Income Housing and HUD Committee 1980-08
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